BE USED INSTEAD OF THE PSALMS FOR THE DAY, AT THE DISCRETION OF THE MINISTER.
Psalm 103:1-13a, 14-15
Psalm 139:1-18, 23-24
Psalm 42:1-7, 10-11, 13-15
Psalm 32:1-2, 5-9, 11-12
Psalm 84:1-8, 10-13
Psalm 147:1-9, 11-20
Psalm 57:6, 8-12
the original book the Psalms are printed out at length; only the citations
are given here.]
Portions of Psalms, to be sung or said, at Morning Prayer, on certain
Feasts and Fasts, instead of the Venite
Exultemus, when any of the foregoing Selections are to follow instead
of the Psalms, as in the table.
xlv. lxxxix. cx.
seat, O God, endureth forever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre.
Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity;
wherefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness
above thy fellows.
My song shall be alway of the loving-kindness of the
Lord; with my mouth will I ever be showing thy truth from one generation
For I have said, Mercy shall be set up forever; thy
truth shalt thou establish in the heavens.
The Lord is our defence; the Holy One of Israel is
Thou spaketh sometime in visions unto thy saints, and
saidst, I have laid help upon One that is mighty, I have exalted One chosen
out of the people.
I will set his dominion in the sea, and his right hand
in the floods.
And I will make him my First-born, higher than the
kings of the earth.
The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,
until I make thine enemies thy footstool.
The Lord shall send the rod of thy power out of Sion;
be thou ruler, even in the midst among thine enemies.
In the day of thy power shall the people offer thee
free-will offerings with an holy worship: the dew of thy birth is of the
womb of the morning.
The Lord sware, and will not repent, Thou art a Priest
for ever, after the order of Meichizedech.
xxxii. xxxviii. cxxx.
is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven, and whose sin is covered.
Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth no sin,
and in whose spirit there is no guile.
Put me not to rebuke, O Lord, in thine anger ; neither
chasten me in thy heavy displeasure:
For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth
My wickednesses are gone over my head, and are like
a sore burden, too heavy for me to bear.
I will confess my wickedness; and be sorry for my sin.
Haste thee to help me, O Lord God of my salvation.
Out of the depth have I called unto thee, O Lord; Lord,
hear my voice.
Let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.
If thou, Lord, shouldest be extreme to mark what is
done amiss, O Lord, who shall stand?
But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest
xxii. lxix. xl.
God my God! look upon me; why hast thou forsaken me? and art so far from
my health, and from the words of my complaint?
But thou art holy, O Thou that inhabitest the praises
I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised
of the people.
All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot
out the lip, they shake the head, saying,
He trusted in God, that he would deliver him; let him
deliver him, if he will have him.
The council of the wicked layeth siege against me;
they pierced my hands and my feet.
They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon
But be not thou far from me, O Lord: O my strength,
haste thee to help me.
Thy rebuke hath broken my heart; I am full of heaviness:
I looked for some to have pity on me, but there was no man, neither found
I any to comfort me.
They gave me gall to eat; and when I was thirsty they
gave me vinegar to drink.
Sacrifice and meat-offering thou wouldest not, but
mine ears hast thou opened.
Burnt-offerings and sacrifice for sin hast thou not
required: then said I, Lo, I come;
In the volume of the book it is written of me, that
I should fulfil thy will, O my God: I am content to do it; yea, thy law
is within my heart.
up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and
the King of glory shall come in.
Who is the King of glory? the Lord strong and mighty;
even the Lord mighty in battle.
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up,
ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
Who is the King of glory? Even the Lord of hosts, he
is the King of glory.
O clap your hands together, all ye people; shout unto
God with the voice of triumph.
For the Lord most high is terrible; he is a great King
over all the earth.
God is gone up with a shout; the Lord with the sound
of a trumpet.
Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto
our King, sing praises.
God reigneth over the heathen: God sitteth upon the
throne of his holiness.
The princes of the people are gathered together, even
the people of the God of Abraham; for the shields of the earth belong
unto God: he is greatly exalted.
WILL declare the decree: The Lord hath said unto me, Thou art my Son,
this day have I begotten thee.
Desire of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for
thine inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Be wise now, therefore, O ye kings; be instructed,
ye judges of the earth.
Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
Sing unto God, sing praises to his Name: extol him
that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.
Thou, O God, sentest a gracious rain upon thine inheritance,
and refreshedst it when it was weary.
The Lord gave the word; great was the company of those
that published it.
Though ye have lain among the pots; yet shall ye be
as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow
Thou hast ascended on high ; thou hast led captivity
captive; thou has received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also,
that the Lord God might dwell among them.
Bless the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits;
even the God of our salvation.
Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth: O sing praises
unto the Lord;
To him that rideth upon the heaven of heavens, which
were of old: lo, he doth send out his voice, and that a mighty voice.
Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency is over
Israel, and his strength is in the clouds.
O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places; the
God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed